- The accident occurred while a mini-bus on its way to Mandi from Sujiyan
- The bus slipped into a gorge in Sawjian area of Poonch
- Mandi Tehsildar Shehzad Latif said the injured were shifted to a hospital
Jammu and Kashmir: As many as 11 people were feared killed in a road accident reported in the Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday. According to the details, several others were also injured in the mishap.
The accident occurred while a mini-bus on its way to Mandi from Sujiyan rolled down a deep gorge in the Sawjian area of Poonch.
Commenting on the accident, Mandi Tehsildar Shehzad Latif said the injured were shifted to a hospital in Mandi.
A rescue operation at the accident site was underway.
Visuals of the spot were shared by news agency ANI, which showed ambulances on the street.
Meanwhile, Lt Governor of J&K, Manoj Sinha took to Twitter and announced a relief of Rs 5 lakh each for family members of the deceased.
He also directed authorities to provide the best treatment to those injured.